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2016-2017 General Catalog 
2016-2017 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Rucks Department of Management

OFFICE Business Education Complex, Suite 2700
TELEPHONE 225-578-6101
FAX 225-578-6140

For information regarding the GRADUATE PROGRAM, click here.  

What is Management?

Management is the process of getting activities completed efficiently and effectively with, and through, other people. Planning, organizing, staffing, directing, coordinating, reporting, and budgeting are all key factors and aspects of the overall function of an organization’s management. The Rucks Department of Management creates and disseminates knowledge about how managers leverage resources – especially human resources – to achieve organizational goals.

Opportunities in Management

Areas: Office Systems, Operations, Personnel, Production, Quality Control

Employers: Organizational Behavior, Human Resources, Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Industrial/Labor Relations, International Management

BS in Management

The bachelor of science in management is a 120-hour program with several learning objectives for students:

  • Evaluate a firm’s competitive environment.
  • Evaluate a firm’s resources and capabilities.
  • Identify important managerial issues.
  • Address issues of implementation.
  • Communicate managerial issues and arguments effectively.

Admission to the curriculum in the William W. and Catherine M. Rucks Department of Management requires that a student be admissible to the E. J. Ourso College of Business and meet the following GPA requirements at the time of application for admission:

  • A minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • A minimum 2.5 LSU GPA
  • A minimum 2.5 business GPA
  • A minimum 2.5 LSU business GPA